Details for NOTICE TO BIDDERS
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that Gibson County, of the State of Indiana will receive sealed bids for construction of a roadway project described as follows:
CR 550 South Widening and VUTEQ Entrance Improvements
in Gibson County, Indiana
This project provides for the proposed improvements along CR 550 South just west of US 41 to add a turn lane and driveway entrance for Vuteq and other work incidental to the construction, as required by these Bidding Documents; the Agreement between the Owner and Contractor (the “Agreement”); Indiana Department of Transportation Standard Specifications 2018 including the Supplemental Specifications General Provisions, Special Provisions (collectively, the “Specifications”); and, the project Plans.
Sealed proposals shall be submitted to: Gibson County Commissioners
Courthouse Annex North
225 N. Hart Street
Princeton, IN 47670
Sealed bids may be submitted by registered mail or delivered in person prior to 3:00 p.m. local time, May 6, 2019, at which time the proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. Proposals received after 3:00 p.m. will not be considered and will be returned to the bidder unopened.
Only proposals from contractors currently registered on the Indiana Department of Transportation's Prequalified Contractor list, or from contractors having a proven performance history through direct and recent construction experience with Gibson County, will be considered. Any proposals submitted by contractors not fulfilling the above requirements will be returned to the bidder unopened.
Submitted proposals shall include a bid amount which shall provide for all work to be performed, including all general construction, labor, material, tools, equipment, taxes, permits, licenses, insurance, service costs, etc. required for, and incidental to, completion of this project.
Construction Plans and Bidding Documents are available for viewing at the following locations after 12:00 P.M. on April 16, 2017:
Courthouse Annex North
225 N. Hart Street
Princeton, IN 47670
Copies of the Bidding Documents may be purchased from Eastern Engineering through the Beam Longest and Neff plan room at www.blnplanroom.com . Further information will be posted there on the Job Details page of the job posting. Order options and pricing will be listed on the Order page. Partial sets of Bidding Documents are not available. Copies of any and all addenda which may be issued for this project shall be included with the purchased documents and shall be forwarded to all plan and specification holders of record.
Bidding documents can also be picked up in person at Eastern Engineering Supply at 9901 Allisonville Road, Fishers, Indiana, 46038. Please call Eastern Engineering Suppy if you have any questions and/or problems with ordering (317-598-0661).
Bids shall be submitted on the Bid Proposal and Itemized Proposal furnished to Bidders. All documents required in the Bidding Documents shall be properly completed, executed and submitted with the Bid Proposal including:
1) Bid Proposal along with the required Itemized Proposal and Form No. 96 as prescribed by the Indiana State Board of Accounts, including a financial statement, a statement of experience, a proposed plan or plans for performing the Work, and the equipment the Bidder has available for the performance of the Work;
2) Contractor’s Signature Affidavit (if applicable);
3) Bidder shall file a certified check or Bid Bond with each Bid Proposal, in an amount equal to ten (10) percent of the total bid amount, made payable to Gibson County. The check or bond will be held by Gibson County as evidence that the bidder will, if awarded the contract, enter into the contract with the Owner within ten (10) consecutive calendar days from the acceptance of the Bid Proposal, the Agreement as included in the Bidding Documents. Failure to enter into the contract will be cause for forfeiture of the sum of the check or bond;
4) A fully executed Non-Collusion Affidavit;
5) A fully executed Non-Discrimination Affidavit;
6) A Contractor’s Affidavit of Subcontractors Employed;
7) A fully executed Legal Status of Bidder form;
8) A fully executed E-Verify Affidavit; and
9) Filed an Acknowledgement of Receipt of Addendum.
All Bid Bonds and certified checks of unsuccessful bidders will be returned by the Owner upon selection of the successful Bidder. The certified check or Bid Bond of the successful Bidder shall be held until delivery of the fully executed Agreement, Performance Bond and Payment Bond.
A Performance Bond with good and sufficient surety, acceptable to the Owner and Engineer, shall be required of the successful Bidder in an amount equal to at least one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price, conditioned upon the faithful performance of the Agreement.
The Contractor shall execute a Payment Bond to the Owner, approved by Owner and Engineer and for the benefit of the Owner, in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price. The Payment Bond is binding on the Contractor, the subcontractor, and their successors and assigns for the payment of all indebtedness to a person for labor and services performed, material furnished, or services rendered. The Payment Bond must state that it is for the benefit of the subcontractors, laborers, material suppliers, and those performing services. The surety of the Payment Bond may not be released until one (1) year after the Owner’s final settlement with the Contractor.
Failure of a Bidder to enter into the Agreement, execute same and furnish an acceptable Payment Bond and Performance Bond, as hereinafter required, shall be cause for forfeiture of Contractor’s certified check or Bid Bond as liquidated damages to the Owner. Bidder will not be permitted to withdraw its bid for sixty (60) days from the date of bid opening.
All out-of-state corporations must have a certificate of authority to do business in the State. Application forms may be obtained by contacting the Secretary of State, State of Indiana, Statehouse, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204.
Gibson County reserves the right to waive any and all informalities in the bidding process and to reject any and all bids. All bids submitted shall be valid for 90 days from the date of the bid opening
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